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Pactiv Evergreen Engineer, Sr in Grottoes, Virginia

Pactiv Evergreen Inc. (NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at

Located in the Shenandoah Valley, 110 miles north west of Richmond and 135 miles south west of Washington, DC, Grottoes is an incorporated town in Augusta and Rockingham counties in the state of Virginia. The population was 2,668 at the 2010 census.

Pactiv Evergreen – Grottoes facility is located in the Shenandoah Valley, VA. The address is 149 Caverns Blvd., Grottoes, VA 22441. The plant was built in 1930, with new additions constructed from 1956-1990. With a workforce of approximately 200 employees working on 12 hours rotating shifts, Grottoes’ plant manufactures food grade plastic film, oven bags, industrial shrink wrap, and bacon boards. Grottoes facility has received the following awards and recognitions: Plant of the Year Award in 2010, Environmental Performer of the Year 2017 and Safety Performer of the Year 2017

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

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This Position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

This job has responsibilities in the areas of process and project engineering as described below:

  • The conception, design, implementation, and documentation of plant process systems such as blending, extrusion, converting of PVC and Nylon blown film products;

  • The ability to analyze process problems and ability to apply appropriate technology to the solution;

  • Management of the procurement, implementation and documentation of equipment used in blown film extrusion and converting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Materials or Polymer Engineering preferred. Other degree disciplines will be considered if the candidate possesses past polymer and chemical processing experience

  • Minimum of 5+ years of practical manufacturing experience.

  • CAD/CAM experience

  • Strong technical knowledge and proven abilities in process engineering disciplines.

  • Driver to implement lean manufacturing principles and changes. Demonstrate excellent levels of analytical ability. An understanding of both blown film extrusion and the associated equipment

  • Possess the ability to work with manufacturing operations on various production problems.

  • Possess the ability to supply technical support for non-technical personnel (sales, marketing, internal/external customers);

  • In addition, it is desired that the applicant have skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Safety Processes;

  • Process Controls;

  • Environmental Abatement Technologies/Regulations;

  • Advanced Data Management; or

  • Lean Manufacturing